Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: Meaty by Samantha Irby

Book Review: Meaty by Samantha Irby

I half-heartedly complain about the fact that I rarely get to read what I want to, when I want to. When I’m balancing a full-time job with a contract reading gig for the CBC I need to prioritize what books I pick up, which usually means I’m reading the...
Book Review: Surviving the White Gaze by Rebecca Carroll

Book Review: Surviving the White Gaze by Rebecca Carroll

When I realized my reading last year was #sowhite, especially considering I’m reading all books published within the last few years, I’ve been making a concerted effort to read with diversity in mind, and it has been a rewarding experience. Surviving the...
Book Review: A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

Book Review: A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

I had been saving the latest book from David Sedaris on my shelf for awhile, because I wanted to ‘treat’ myself to it when I was ready to enjoy my favourite author without interruptions. So when I managed to score myself a ticket to his Calgary show on...
Book Review: These Precious Days by Ann Patchett

Book Review: These Precious Days by Ann Patchett

I’ve come to that point in my reading life that I no longer can recall if I’ve read certain books. I was so certain I had read an Ann Patchett book before this one, but according to my hand-written reading log and Goodreads, These Precious Days is my first...